Tag Archives: Proverbs

DEFINITION OF FOOL, FOOT-WASHING

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FOOL, FOOLISHNESS- A stupid person or a senseless act. In the Bible, the most foolish person of all is one who denies the reality of God the Father: “The fool has said in his heart, “There is no God” (Ps 14:1; 53:1). Like the Book of Proverbs, where “fool” denotes a person

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SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY (PROVERBS 5:1-9) RUN FROM SIN

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  1. My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding:
  2. That thou mayest regard discretion, and that thy lips may keep knowledge.
  3. For the lips of a strange woman drop as a honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:
  4. But her end is bitter as worm-wood, sharp as a twoedged sword.
  5. Her feet go down to death; her step take hold on hell.
  6. Lest thou shouldest ponder the path of life, her ways are moveable, that thou canst not know them.
  7. Hear me now therefore, O ye children, and depart not from the words of my mouth.
  8. Remove thy way far from her, and come not nigh the door of her house:
  9. Lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel:

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SIGNS & SYMBOLS OF THE BIBLE (HONEY)

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In the Bible honey was the sweet syrup produced by bees, either wild (1 Sam 14:25-26) or domesticated (2 Chron 31:5). it was a delicacy rather than a necessity of life, a sign of luxury and abundance. Occasionally it is referred to as a medicine: “Pleasant words are like honey from a honeycomb-sweet to the spirit and healthy for the body” (Prov 16:24), Continue reading SIGNS & SYMBOLS OF THE BIBLE (HONEY)

SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY (PROVERBS 21:1-12) LEARN BY LISTENING

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1. The King’s heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.

2. Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts.

3. To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

4. An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin.

5. The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

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FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT (GAL 5:22-23)

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LOVE – Seeks the highest good of others: Love is not based on emotions or feelings. it is a decision to be committed to the well being of others without any conditions or circumstances.

GREEK WORD FOR LOVE: agape (ah-gah-pey)

SCRIPTURES: 1 John 4: 7-12 

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MANNERS & CUSTOMS OF THE BIBLE (DOMESTIC ACTIVITIES)

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Most people in Bible times go up early, before the sun was up, so that they could make the most of the hours of daylight and allows for the extreme heat at midday in the summer. Abraham got up early to obey God’s command to sacrifice (Genesis 22:3); Moses got up early in the morning to meet God on Mount Sinai (Exodus 34:4); Job offered worship early in the morning (Job 1:5); Jesus prayed before sunrise (Mark 1:35).

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SIGNS & SYMBOLS OF THE BIBLE (SILVER)

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Silver is one of the precious metals mentioned frequently in the Bible. It symbolizes value. Proverbs uses silver alone with gold as significant measures of the even greater value of wisdom: “The profit gained from wisdom is greater than the profit gained from silver. Its yield is better than fine gold” (3:4).

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SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY (PROVERBS 11:1-4) GOD HATES CHEATING

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  1. A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.
  2. When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.
  3. The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.
  4. Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.

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SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY (PROVERBS 22:1-4) GIVING CAN MAKE YOU HAPPY

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1.  A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather                      than silver and gold.

2.  The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all.

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